Ongoing Fort Worth Botanic Garden-Stroll through this 109-acre park of trees and flowers, then relax in the greenhouse and cafe and along waterways. The main gardens are free & open daily from dawn until dusk. A small fee is required for the 7.5 acre Japanese garden, which is open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and offers tours that take about an hour. A small fee is also required for the conservatory, which is open Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 1-6 p.m. For more information, 817-392-5510, www.fwbg.org. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
Ongoing Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s satellite exhibit, 150 Years of Fort Worth-Fort Worth’s interesting history is housed in the nearly 100-year-old Fire Station No. 1 building located in the City Center Complex. This exhibit traces Fort Worth’s development from its beginning as a frontier outpost, through its rowdy youth as a cattle town to the present. See graphics, historical artifacts, photographs and documents, reproduced paintings and original posters. The building that houses the exhibit is also a valuable piece of Fort Worth history since it is the site of the original city hall. Admission: Free. Hrs: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. For more information, 817-255-9300, www.fwmuseum.org/150-fort-worth-history. Corner of 2nd & Commerce Sts.
Ongoing The Fort Worth Zoo – This home to nearly 7,000 native and exotic animals is ranked the no. 5 zoo in the nation by USA Travel Guide. Two of the newer residents were born in 2013: baby elephants, Belle and Bowie. Come see these petite pachyderms at the facility that is recognized as one of the top zoos in the South by Southern Living Reader’s Choice Awards. It was named the number one attraction in the Dallas/ Fort Worth Metroplex by Zagat Survey U.S. Family Travel Guide. Admission: $12 adults (13+), $9 seniors (65+) and children (3-12), children 2 & under free. Parking $5. Half-price tickets are available every Wednesday. Hrs: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (see website for holiday hours). For more information 817-871-7050, www.fortworthzoo.org. 1989 Colonial Pkwy.
Ongoing Fort Worth and the Museum of Science and History’s World Trade Center Beam Exhibit –This 9/11 tribute exhibit features the largest World Trade Center artifact in Texas. This beam is a full-façade panel that once supported the three floors (101-103) that were located just above the center of the impact zone of the North Tower. The artifact, which is one of the few recovered pieces the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been able to trace to its exact locations on the structure, is the focus of a permanent exhibit that is free and open to the public. Hrs: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. noon-5 p.m. For more information, 817-255-9300, www.fortworthmuseum.org. 1600 Gendy St.
Ongoing The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame–See more than 2,000 artifacts about more than 400 remarkable women that shaped the West and changed the world. The 33,000 square foot museum honors women who have distinguished themselves while exemplifying the pioneer spirit of the American West. Hrs: Tue.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Closed for major holidays; see website for details. Open Labor Day. Admission: $10 adults (13+), $8 seniors (60+), $8 children (3-12), children 3 & under free with paid adult. For more information, 817-336-4475, 800-476-3263, www.cowgirl.net. 1720 Gendy St.
Ongoing Fort Worth Stockyards Historical District’s Texas Longhorn Cattle Drive-Twice daily, herders dressed in 19th-century cowboy gear drive 15-17 head of cattle down Exchange Ave. Best viewing areas for the drives are the front lawn of the Livestock Exchange Bldg OR across the street near the Stockyards Visitor’s Center. Admission: Free. Times: 11:30 a.m. & 4 p.m. daily, weather permitting. No cattle drives on major holidays. For more information, 817-336-4373, www.fortworthherd.com. Along E. Exchange Ave.
Ongoing Fort Worth Trinity Park-The Log Cabin Village living history museum depicts the lifestyle of pioneers who settled this area in the mid-to-late 1800s. Admission: $5 adults (18+), $4.50 children (ages 4-17 and 60+), $4 groups of 10 or more. Free for ages 3 & under. Hrs: Tues.-Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 1-5 p.m. For more information, 817-392-5881, www.logcabinvillage.org. 2100 Log Cabin Village Ln.
Ongoing Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge – This 3,621-acre refuge, designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1980, offers special events, educational programs and naturalist-led nature hikes to see blooming wildflowers, birds, and animals. March activities include The Full Moon Paddle, Painting on Location and spring break activities. This is one of the largest city-owned nature centers in the United States. Admission: $5 adults, $2 Children (3-12), no charge for children under 3, $3 Seniors (65+), $1 discount per person with Military ID (Active/Retired). Hrs: Refuge 8 a.m.-5 p.m; hours vary for special events (see website for details). For more information, 817-392-7410, www.fwnaturecenter.org. 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd.
Ongoing Grapevine Vintage Railroad-Take a nostalgic ride on two Victorian-style locomotives. “Puffy,” the 1896 steam locomotive, is the oldest continuously operating steam engine in the South; “Vinny” is a 1953 GP-7 diesel locomotive. The trains run (seasonally) Sat. & Sun. rountrip between downtown Grapevine and Fort Worth Stockyards. The Grapevine to the Stockyards run departs at 1 p.m. and arrives in the Stockyards around 2:15 p.m. The return trip departs the Stockyards at 4:15 p.m. and arrives back in Grapevine about 5:45 p.m. The hour-long Trinity River Fun Run leaves from the Stockyards at 2:45 p.m. Plan to be at the depot 30 minutes before departure time. Pricing varies, see website for details. For information, 817-410-3123, www.stockyardsstation.com/attractions, www.grapevinetexasusa.com/grapevine-vintage-railroad. Grapevine station: 705 S. Main St. (open 11 a.m.-1 p.m); Stockyards Station, noon-4:30 p.m.
Ongoing The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History–See history, nature and legend come to life with stunning IMAX cinematography and audio. This month’s features include: Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Flying Monsters, Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs, Dolphins, Rocky Mountain Express (the breathtaking Canadian Rockies and the building the nation’s first transcontinental railway), and Forces of Nature (awesome spectacle of earthquakes, volcanoes, and severe storms). General admission: ticket prices start at $6 for guests and $3 for members. For complete list of show times, 817-255-9540, www.fortworthmuseum.org/omni-imax-now-showing. 1600 Gendy St.
Ongoing The Christian Arts Museum–The Christian Arts Museum showcases and displays an appreciation of “Inspirational Art.” From sculpture to canvas, the Christian Arts Commission brings a collection of work to the public that will help build spiritual harmony and goodwill for all that visit. The focus of the museum is providing a permanent home for a three dimensional, full-size exhibition that recreates Leonardo Di’Vinci’s famous painting, The Last Supper. Free admission. Donations welcome. Hrs: Wed.-Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, 817-332-7878, www.cacmuseum.org. 3221 Hamilton Ave.
Fridays & Saturdays Four Day Weekend–This six-member comedy troupe in downtown Fort Worth provides hilariously interactive entertainment by weaving together audience participation, videos and music with their own improvisational skills. The talented cast has created the longest-running live show in Fort Worth’s history. In addition to weekly live performances, Four Day Weekend offers a wide variety of corporate event services such as team building seminars and keynote addresses. Tickets: $20 (18+ are welcome). Performances: Fri. & Sat., 7:30 p.m. & 10 p.m. For information, 817-226-4329. www.fourdayweekend.com. 312 Houston St.
Through March 16 Amon Carter Museum of American Art exhibition “¡Hombre!-Prints by Jose Guadalupe Posada” (1852-1913) the illustrator and cartoonist, known as the “printmaker to the Mexican people.” The Amon Carter is drawing from its own holdings in this celebration of the centennial anniversary of Posada’s death that reveals the genius [and] humanity of Posada’s work. Admission: Free. Hrs: Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Closed Mon. and major holidays (see website for details). For more information, 817-738-1933, www.cartermuseum.org. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Through March 23 The Modern Art Museum’s FOCUS series-Assistant Curator Alison Hearst makes her curatorial debut with FOCUS: Fred Tomaselli. The exhibition presents works that span the last 10 years of the American artist’s career, including his elaborately layered paintings and New York Times collages. FOCUS exhibitions are included in the admission price to the Museum. Admission: $10 (13+), $4 seniors (60+) and students (with an ID), free for children (12 and under). Free to Modern members. Hrs: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun. Closed Mondays and major holidays (see website for details). The Museum is free on the first Sun. of every month and half price every Wed. For more information, 817-738-9215, www.themodern.org. 3200 Darnell St.
Through March 23 Stage West Theatre presents Richard J. Allen’s Starbright & Vine a new comedy about two stubborn, jaded celebrities, a 70-something comic and a younger writer. After being coerced, they create a final sketch to be aired on national television. In the end, these two bitter, lost souls find something in each other that they didn’t expect. Thurs. 7:30 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m. & Sun. 3 p.m. For reservations, call 817-784- 9378, www.stagewest.org. 821 W. Vickery Blvd.
Through April 6 Butterflies in the Garden exhibition at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden-The butterflies of Asia will be featured in 2014′s Butterflies in the Garden exhibit, to be held in the glass Conservatory. Admission: $10 adults (13+), $8 seniors (65+) and $6 children (3-12), free for children under 3. Admission to the Butterflies in the Garden must be purchased separately from Botanical Gardens. Hrs: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. For information, 817-392-5540, www.fwbg.org/butterflies-in-the-garden. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
Through April 15 Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition, Mail Call-Explore the history of America’s military postal system and examines how even in today’s era of instant communication, troops overseas continue to treasure mail from home. The exhibition is part of 15-city national tour. Admission: Free. Hrs: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sat.10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. & Sun. noon-5 p.m. For more information, 817-410-3185, www.sites.si.edu/exhibitions/exhibits/mailCall/index.html or www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com. 636 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051.
Through April 20 Amon Carter Museum of American Art exhibition, Texas Regionalism-Regionalism’s early proponents believed that the style should avoid foreign artistic patterns and create a national art. Texas artists, however, wanted to follow the stylistic inspiration from abroad, saying they could still create original art “by using their surroundings as the basis for expressing universal values.” Featured artists include Jerry Bywaters, Alexandre Hogue, William Lester, Thomas Stell, Harry Carnohan, and Coreen Spellman among others. Admission: Free. Hrs: Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Closed Mon. and major holidays (see website for details). For more information, 817-738-1933, www.cartermuseum.org. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Through April 27 The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame exhibition, Hanskaska: The Shirtwearers – Plains Indian Art of Cathy A. Smith. See the elaborate regalia of 12 historic Plains Indian leaders who represented 10 Native American nations. The items are on loan from the estate of R. Michael Kammerer, Jr., an avid collector of Western and Native American art. Smith, an artist and cultural historian from Santa Fe, created the collection. According to Smith, a recent inductee into the NCMHF, “Hanskaska” is the Lakota word describing a society of headmen or chiefs who had earned the privilege of wearing a sacredly ornamented shirt. As a costume designer Smith’s work has been seen in 35 movies including Geronimo and Dances with Wolves. Admission: $10 adults (13+), $8 seniors (60+) and children (3-12), free for children (3 and under). Hrs: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. & noon-5 p.m. Sun. For more information, 817-336-4475 or www.cowgirl.net. 1720 Gendy St.
Through May 11 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Nasher Sculpture Center of Dallas present a joint exhibition of the work of artist David Bates. The exhibition is a retrospective of Bates’s work installed in both locations with an emphasis on painting in Fort Worth and sculptures and works in Dallas. This is the first collaboration between the two museums. For information, 817-738-9215, www.themodern.org/exhibition/upcoming/david-bates/2155. 3200 Darnell St.
Through May 11 The Fort Worth Museum of Science & History exhibition, The Wizard of Oz: The Children’s Educational Exhibition – The vibrant exhibition, created by Miami Children’s Museum, is licensed by Warner Bros. Consumer Products, allows guests of all ages to enjoy and explore the fantasy Land of Oz. Children and “kids at heart” will journey over the rainbow to continue the celebration of the film’s 70th anniversary milestone. Guests will use their brains and creativity while playing games and interacting with elements of the movie from beginning to end with images of the characters like Dorothy’s classic Ruby Slippers. Tickets: $15 adults, $13 seniors, $12 children (ages 2-12). Free for adult, senior, and children members. Hrs: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. noon-5 p.m. For more information, 817-255-9300, www.fortworthmuseum.org. 1600 Gendy St.
Through May 18 Amon Carter Museum of American Art exhibition, Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine. Savor the delicious tradition of food in American art. Feast your eyes on the iconic works of Edward Hopper, Norman Rockwell, Andy Warhol and more; this unique exhibition, organized by the Art Institute of Chicago, assembles 65 paintings that span the 18th-20th centuries. Admission: Free. Hrs: Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Closed Mon. & major holidays. Guided tours are 3:30 p.m., Thurs.-Sun., reservations are not required. For more information, 817-738-1933, www.cartermuseum.org. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Through Aug. 31 Kimbell Art Museum’s current exhibition Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection-discover the life, culture and pageantry of the revered and feared Japanese samurai warriors. See 140 remarkable objects from one of the largest collections of samurai armor – the military elite led by the shoguns, or warlords, of Japan from the 12th-19th centuries. Admission: $14 adults, $12 seniors (60+) and students (with ID), $10 children (6-11), free for children under 6. Admission price includes the Acoustiguide Audio Tour. Hrs: Tues.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. noon-8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m., Mon. closed. For more information call 817-332-8451, www.kimbellart.org. 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Through Sept. 14 The Sid Richardson Museum’s exhibit Western Treasures-reunites significant paintings by Charles M. Russell, Frederic Remington, and their contemporaries with rarely seen paintings from the Museum’s permanent collection, combined with six bronze sculptures by Remington and Russell on loan from private collectors. Admission: Free. Docent-led tours are available every Tue. & Sat. at 2 p.m. Group tours by appointment only. Closed for major holidays; see website for details. Hrs: Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. For information, 817-332-6554, www.sidrichardsonmuseum.org. 309 Main Street in Sundance Square.
1-9 Casa Mañana Theatre presents CATS. One of the longest running musicals in Broadway history, it received a staggering 11 Tony® Award nominations and seven wins, including Best Featured Actress for Fort Worth native and Casa Mañana alumna, Betty Lynn Buckley. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber: lyrics by T. S. Elliot et al. Ticket prices and times vary. For information, 817-332-2272, www.casamanana.org. 3101 W. Lancaster.
1,7,8,14,15,21,22,28,29 Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District Cowtown Coliseum hosts the Stockyards Championship Rodeo. Reserved box seats & VIP $22.50, Gen. Ad. $17.50, seniors 60+, $12.50 & children 3-12, $10. 8 p.m. www.StockyardsRodeo.com. 817-625-1025. 121 E. Exchange Ave.
4,11,18,25 Tuesday Evenings at the Modern-this popular Tuesday evening lecture series at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is given by artists, architects, historians, and critics is free and open to the public. Enjoy cocktails, salads, and appetizers at Café Modern on lecture nights. 7 p.m. Seating begins at 6:30 p.m. and is limited to 250. Admission: Free (limit two), available beginning at 5 p.m. on lecture day. For a complete lists of artists/topics, 817-738-9215, www.themodern.org/programs/lectures. 3200 Darnell St.
7 First Friday at the Modern at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth-The first Friday of each month offers live music and cocktails. In the Museum’s Grand Lobby, 5-8 p.m. A docent-led, 20-minute gallery tour begins at 6:30 p.m. $4 students with ID and seniors (60+), $10 adults 13+; free for members and Star-Telegram Press Pass holders. The Museum is free on the first Sun. of every month and half price every Wed. For more information, 817-738-9215. www.themodern.org. 3200 Darnell St.
7 Celebrity Lecture Series at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History-The latest installment of this popular series is Indiana Jones™ and the Adventure of Archaeology: Real-World Adventures with a real Indy. Fred Hiebert, National Geographic Archaeology Fellow and advisor to the Indiana Jones and the Adventures of Archaeology exhibition, recounts his adventures as an archaeologist, explorer and inventor. Learn about Dr. Hiebert’s excavations, research and his amazing discoveries at a 4,000 year-old Silk Road city in Turkmenistan. Lecture: 7 p.m., seating is limited. Tickets: $12 adults; $10 members. For more information, 817-255-9300, www.fortworthmuseum.org/science-and-history-lecture-series. 1600 Gendy St.
8 Untapped Festival at Panther Island Pavillion-This beer and music festival was designed to unite the best craft beers from 65 breweries with emerging local and national bands. This balance is uncommon at music festivals and rarely found at beer events. The addition of local artisans and quality food vendors adds additional texture to the evening. Tickets start at $26. For a complete list of bands, breweries and more, www.untapped-festival.com/ftw. 395 Purcey St.
8 Billy Bob’s Texas-Bret Michaels. Tickets $20 & $40. Performance: 9 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16 Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District-Cowtown Coliseum hosts Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show. Family friendly entertainment. Box seats $18, Gen. Ad. $15, seniors 60+ $11 & children 3-12, $8. Performances: 2:30 & 4:30 p.m. www.StockyardsRodeo.com. 817-625-1025. 121 E. Exchange Ave.
8-Aug. 10 National Geographic presents Indiana Jones™ and the Adventure of Archaeology: The Exhibition at the The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. This innovative exhibition, made possible by Lucasfilm Ltd., features a vast and exclusive collection of Indy props, models, concept art and costumes. It also presents a wealth of historical and cultural objects from National Geographic Society and the Penn Museum. An interactive hand-held device guides visitors on the “Indy Trail” of various archaeological zones. Visitors will learn fact from fiction on famous relics like the Ark of the Covenant and the Holy Grail. They can create their own adventure with an interactive quest and enjoy an original audio greeting recorded by Harrison Ford – the world-renowned actor who brought Indy to life. Tickets: $21 adults, $17 children (ages 2–12), $19 seniors, $11 adult members, $9 child members (ages 2–12), $10 senior members. Hrs: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. noon-5 p.m. For complete ticket and exhibit information, 817-255-9300, www.fortworthmuseum.org, www.indianajonestheexhibition.com. 1600 Gendy St.
13 Symphony Arlington presents pianist, Sara Daneshpour-See this celebrated artist play Mozart and Coleridge-Taylor. Plus the 9th Annual Movie Scores Quiz! Performance: 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $20 and are available online, www.symphonyarlington.org/events. 224 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011.
13 Cliburn Sessions: Anderson & Roe Piano Duo-Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe are revolutionizing the piano duo experience for the 21st century. Performance: 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. Admission: $20 in advance, $25 at the door; first-come, first-served seating and standing room only. Seating is limited. For information, 817-738-6536, www.cliburn.org/cliburn-concerts/2013-2014-season. 2525 Ridgmar Blvd., Suite 30.
14 Billy Bob’s Texas-Bart Crow. Tickets $12 & $16. Performance: 10:30 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
15 Cowtown Goes Green Parade-Enjoy the city’s largest and most family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebration. The Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District will feature free activities for kids including pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, live music, gunfights, and the unique Western & Irish Cowtown Goes Green parade. Don’t miss the 4 p.m. cattle drive. After the parade, the Legends of Texas will perform a gunfight inside Stockyards Station. Admission: Free. Hrs: 1 p.m.-4 p.m. For more information, 817-625-9715, http://bit.ly/1gSJ9ak. 130 East Exchange Ave.
15 Oh What a Night! A Musical Tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – This exciting musical revue will have you humming along to the unforgettable favorites of your favorite Jersey legends: Sherry, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Walk Like A Man, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Let’s Hang On and more! Ticket prices range from $35-60. Performance: 7:30 p.m. http://bit.ly/1bJKilV. Arlington Music Hall, 224 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011.
15 Billy Bob’s Texas-Dwight Yoakam & Cale Tyson. Tickets $20, $40 & $45. Performance: 10:30 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
21 Billy Bob’s Texas-JB and the Moonshine Band. Tickets $10 & $15. Performance: 10:30 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
21-April 21 Jubilee Theatre presents Ain’t Misbehavin’, based on the book by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby Jr. This finger-snapping, toe-tapping, Tony® Award-winning musical is a tribute to the black entertainers of the early 1900s. It centers on music from some of the most prolific musicians of the time like Thomas “Fats” Waller. For times and tickets call 817-338-4411 or go to www.jubileetheatre.org. 506 Main St.
22 Billy Bob’s Texas-Easton Corbin. Tickets $15 & $28. Performance: 10:30 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
22&27 Music Performances at the Kimbell Art Museum: Texas Camerata, March 22, 2 p.m.-Instrumental music by the masters of the Baroque like Bach and Vivaldi. David Finckel, cello, and Wu Han, piano-March 27, 7:30 p.m.-Musical America’s Musicians of the Year. Ranked among the most esteemed classical musicians in the world. For more information, 817-332-8451, www.kimbellart.org/events. 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd.
27 Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents Arborlawn Choral Family Concert- The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and the TCU Concert Chorale perform Baroque orchestral and choral masterworks. Time: 7:30 p.m. For information, 817-212-4280, www.arborlawnumc.org/concerts. Arborlawn United Methodist Church, 5001 Briarhaven Rd.
27 Billy Bob’s Texas-Stoney LaRue-Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival kick-off. Tickets $15 & $20. Performance: 9 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
27-30 Fort Worth Food + Wine Fesival-The inaugural four-day festival will infuse historic venues and homegrown flavor with celebrated local chefs, culinary professionals and wine makers into one taste-filled weekend. The event honors North Texas’ distinctive heritage of cooking, food, beverage and culinary traditions, while bringing national attention to the region. Multiple ticket prices and events are available. See website for details, www.fortworthfoodandwinefestival.com.
28 Billy Bob’s Texas-Chris Cagle. Tickets $15 & $22. Performance: 10:30 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
28-29 37th Annual Texas Christian University Jazz Festival-Friday’s concert features the Grammy Award-Winning Drummer, Peter Erskine and the TCU Faculty Combo. Saturday’s concert features TCU Jazz Ensembles with Erskine. Admission: $10, ($5 for participating band students, advanced purchase through TCU Band encouraged by festival participants). Performances: 7:30 p.m., For more information, 817-257-7602, www.music.tcu.edu/jazz_fest_14.asp. Ed Landreth Auditorium, 2800 S. University Dr.
28-30, April 3-6, April 10-13 Theater Arlington presents Doubt the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner for Best Play by John Patrick Shanley. In this powerful drama, a Bronx school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects young Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the male students. A screen version starring Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, and Philip Seymour Hoffman came out in 2008. For times and tickets visit www.theatrearlington.org/doubt.html. 817-275-7661. 305 W. Main St., Arlington, TX.
28-April 13 Over the River and Through the Woods at Runaway Theater is about Nick a single, Italian-American from New Jersey. His parents retired and moved to Florida. That doesn’t mean his family isn’t still in Jersey. In fact, he sees both sets of his grandparents every Sunday for dinner. Suddenly, he is offered a dream job that will relocate him to the other side of the country. Thus begins a series of schemes to keep Nick around. Tickets $15-$20. For more information call 817-488-4842, or visit www.runwaytheatre.com/OvertheRiverandThroughtheWoods.php. 215 N. Dooley St., Grapevine, Texas 76051.
29 Billy Bob’s Texas-Jamey Johnson. Tickets $15 & $25. Performance: 10:30 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
Coming April 2-6 Disney On Ice Presents Let’s Celebrate! At American Airlines Center-More than 50 Disney characters will glide their way into your hearts in this action-packed, all-new show. The magical montage of celebrations is set to a blend of contemporary music and favorite Disney songs. Even the grown-ups will feel like a kid again while seeing winter wonderland with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, a Halloween haunt with the Disney Villains, a Hawaiian luau with Lilo and Stitch, a Royal Ball with the Disney Princesses, a Very Merry Unbirthday Party and more. It will be the celebration of the century! Tickets begin at $18. Complete listing of prices, times and dates for Disney On Ice, www.disneyonice.com. 2500 Victory Ave, Dallas, TX 75219.
Coming May 19-25 The 2014 Crowne Plaza Invitational-The golf tourney goliath returns to the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth to celebrate its 68th anniversary. The prestigious Tour event draws top players from all over the world. Defending champion Boo Weekley will take on all challengers for the $6.4 million purse. Tickets must be purchased in advance. For more information, call 817-927-4280, www.CrownePlazaInvitational.com.www.cliburn.org/cliburn-concerts/2013-2014-season